|Scientific Name||Thunnus alalunga|
|Alternative Name(s)||Albacore Tuna, Albicore, Albie, Pigfish, Longfin Tuna|
|Typical Length||500 - 700mm|
The Albacore can be identified by a long pectoral fin which is usually around half the length of the body.
|Location / Habitat||
Albacore are mostly found on the west coast of both the North and South Island, plus on the east coast between the Bay of Plenty and Wellington region.